The SMG Fast Track Learning Episodes​​
*New Episodes Coming Soon!

Level One: Just Getting Started? Check out Episodes 1-3 That will guide Teachers and Students from Registration, Classroom Management, Startup Lessons and the Rules of The Stock Market Game. 

 Episode #1  Introduction to The Stock Market Game


          Slides 2020 Introduction to SMG .pdf 

 Episode #2  Targeted Lessons: The SMG Student Activity Packet & Teacher Support Center


           Activity Packet SMG Student Activity Packet Summer Edition.pdf

             Slides 2020 SMG Fast Track 2020 #2 Targeted Lessons SMG Activity Packet.pdf

Episode #3  SMG Know The Rules 


           Chart SMG Local Rules Summary CO, FL, ME, NH .docx

           Slides SMG 2020 Fast Track Episode #3 Know The Rules.pdf

Level Two: Ready to start Research & Trading?  Students learn the basics of Fundamental & Technical Stock Analysis, understanding the Team Portfolio and how to execute your first Trades.


Episode #4  Team Portfolio Pages Navigation & Understanding 

Episode #5   SMG Research, Risk  & Due Diligence

Episode #6   SMG Team Portfolio Building Strategies


Level Three: Ready to go above & beyond! Students will Win with Diversification, Weekly SMG Team Portfolio Analysis, participate in the InvestWrite Essay Competition, Invest It Forward and invitation to The Capitol Hill Challenge.

Episode #7  Winning With Diversification

Episode #8  Safety with Bonds 


Episode #9  SMG Weekly Team Portfolio Analysis

Episode #10 Handling Market Volatility 

Episode #11 Your Future 401k & Roth IRA Plans 


Episode #12 Connections to InvestWrite, Invest It Forward 

​                        & Capitol Hill Challenge 

Recent Recorded Webinars                                                                

Investing in Values & Sustainable Stocks April 22, 2020            Students Investing in ETF's April 28, 2020                               Students Building a Mutual Fund                                                                                                                                ​  

​Handling Market Volatility April 21, 2020                                     Students Your Future 401k Plan April 29, 2020                      Capitol Hill Challenge II                                                                                     

Investing in a Bear Market April 14, 2020                                     Students Building a Mutual Fund April 30, 2020                    Winning with Diversification                                                                                     

Buying Dividend Stocks  April 8, 2020                                           Introduction to The Stock Market Game    NEW!                           Weekly SMG Portfolio Analysis                                            

Buying Bonds                                                                                     Students Your Future 401K Plan May 13, 2020                       Handling Market Volatility                                                                                                ​                                                                                                                                                                                          

The #InvestItForward volunteers from @EdwardJones @MarshGlobal & @RaymondJames inspired teachers and students alike at the Florida South #SMGAwards2019 hosted by @FloridaAtlantic. Better than our words are those of one of our teachers [😀]

​​The SIFMA Foundation proudly brings Financial Literacy to the technological forefront with the Stock Market Game connecting students with the Global Economy.​​​

             Help & Support 
                Jim Ford 

  CO,FL,ME,NH SMG Coordinator

*My goal of this web site is to excite you and make it easier to bring the SMG programs to your students. 
*Assisting you with registering your school or classes with The Stock Market Game (SMG) 
*Help you navigate through the SMG web-site
* Inform you of the free lessons and webinars available to you after you register
*Share with you my favorite websites and other resources.
*Be available to you and available to visit your class throughout your Stock Market Game experience.


Colorado & Florida 2020-2021 SMG Sessions

SUMMER SESSION Teachers Prep. 07/27/2020 - 08/14/2020
SUMMER SESSION Teachers Prep.08/17/2020 - 09/04/2020
SMG Year-Long09/08/2020 - 04/16/2021
SMG Diversification Year-Long09/14/2020 - 04/09/2021
SMG Fall 2020 10/05/2020 - 12/11/2020
NEW TEACHER PROMO Teachers Prep.01/04/2021 - 01/22/2021
SMG Spring202102/01/2021 - 04/16/2021

Maine & New Hampshire 2020-2021 SMG Sessions

SUMMER SESSION Teachers Prep. 08/17/2020 - 09/04/2020
NEW TEACHER PROMO Teachers Prep. 09/08/2020 - 09/25/2020
SMG Year-Long 09/08/2020 - 04/16/2021
SMG Fall 2020 10/05/2020 - 12/11/2020
SMG Diversification Year-Long 10/12/2020 - 04/09/2021
NEW TEACHER PROMO Teachers Prep. 01/04/2021 - 01/22/2021
SMG Spring 2021 02/01/2021 - 04/16/2021​

Welcome to Wicked Smart Investments!       

      Getting Started with SMG!

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       New Hampshire 2020-2021

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           Summer Enrichment 1

            June 2 - July 31, 2020

           Summer Enrichment 2

         June 15 - August 14, 2020

           Summer Enrichment 3

         July 13 - August 14, 2020

SMG Programs

Top Sites for Stocks, ETF's, Mutual Funds and Bonds Research! 


 2020 Distance Learning for Students with The Stock Market Game Programs 
As the education landscape changes to distance learning for the foreseeable future, the SIFMA Foundation has been working hard to support our teachers in continuing to offer the SMG program to students:  

The SMG Student Summer Activity Packet: A self-paced guide for students covering financial concepts and tools for students to manage their Stock Market Game portfolio.  SMG Student Activity Packet Summer Edition.pdf

                    Florida North SMG Awards

        Rosen College of Hospitality Management

                 Orlando, Florida May 14, 2019

                         New Hampshire SMG Awards

                                  Fidelity Investments

               Merrimack, New Hampshire May 20, 2019

                        Colorado SMG Awards 

                                     Charles Schwab

                      Lone Tree, Colorado  May 8, 2019

                     Florida South SMG Awards

                          Florida Atlantic University

                    Boca Raton, Florida May 15, 2019

Please see Chris Anderson's SMG recorded webinars! 

"Creating Young Investors, One at a Time”


                                               Maine SMG Awards

                                       University of Southern Maine

                                       Portland, Maine May 22, 2019

                                Awards Video Thanks to Garry Harriman